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Diamondback

Real Name: Rachel Leighton
Occupation: Professional mercenary
Legal Status: Citizen of the United States with no criminal record
Identity: Secret
Other Aliases: None
Place of Birth: Austin, Texas
Marital Status: Single
Known Relatives: Ricky and Danny (brothers)
Group Affiliation: Member of the Serpent Society
Base of Operations: Serpent Citadel, location unknown
First Appearance: CAPTAIN AMERICA #310

History: Nothing is known about the life of Diamondback before she was contacted by Sidewinder to join the Serpent Society. Her first mission as part of the group was to track down and assassinate Modok, the renegade leader of AIM. On this mission, she engaged in combat with Captain America and had the opportunity to kill him but failed to exploit this opportunity for reasons yet unrevealed. In a subsequent encounter with the Captain, she refused to help her teammates kill him. Her indiscretions yet unnoticed by the Society, she remains a member in good standing

Height: 5 ft. 11 in.
Weight: 142 lbs.
Eyes: Green
Hair: Magenta (dyed)

Strength Level: Diamondback possesses the normal human strength of a woman ut her age, height and build who engages intensive regular exercise

Known Superhuman Powers: None

Abilities: Diamondback is an Olympic level athlete who excels in gymnastics, an accomplished hand-to-hand combatant, and expert thrower of knives and other sharp objects.

Weapons: Diamondback wields an undisclosed number of 4-inch long elongated diamond-shaped throwing spikes. She refers to these weapons as "diamonds," even though they are not made of actual diamond (which would be far too expensive for use). Stored in her boots and gloves and possibly elsewhere on her costume, these diamonds are needle-sharp and sometimes filled with various substances. Known diamonds in her arsenal have contained a lethal fast-acting snake venom-derived poison, an impact-detonated explosive with the concussive force of 10 pounds of TNT, a highly corrosive concentrated hydrochloric acid, and a fast-acting sleep-inducing narcotic.

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